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Published below is a translation of the Italian-language catechesis that Benedict XVI gave June 27 during his general audience in the Paul VI Audience Hall. Pope Benedict continued his catecheses on prayer by reflecting on the Christological hymn contained in St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians. Dear brothers and sisters, Our prayer is made up, ...read more
Here is a translation of the Italian-language catechesis that Pope Benedict gave on Wednesday during the general audience. Pope Benedict’s General Audience will air at 2:30 pm ET on our network today. As always, you can live stream this week’s General Audience or any of our programming 24/7 on your computer. Dear brothers and sisters, ...read more
After an incredible mountain-top experience this past weekend, there continues to be a buzz in Rome. Earlier this morning, Cardinal Thomas Collins celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving in the Vatican crypt below St. Peter’s Basilica. He was joined by members of the Canadian delegation who accompanied him to Rome for the consistory celebrations. Reflecting upon ...read more
Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service’s Rome correspondent, gives us an overview of Pope Benedict’s recently-completed trip to Madrid, Spain for World Youth Day. ...read more
Pope Benedict XVI is calling on the faithful to pray for China. Speaking at today’s General Audience, the Holy Father says because of restrictions and pressures on the Church by China’s communist government “Christ is living his passion” there. He says that Chinese Catholics want unity with the universal Church, and with the Successor of ...read more
If you watched S+L’s presentation of the General Audience earlier today, you know already that this week’s papal event was a little peculiar. The location was typical–the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall–as was Pope Benedict’s catechesis on St. Dominic, which was in keeping with his running series on medieval theologians. The usual script was interrupted, however, ...read more